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Railroading in the Carolina Sandhills

S. David Carriker

Railroading in the Carolina Sandhills

The 20th Century, 1900-1985

by S. David Carriker

  • 288 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Heritage Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North Carolina,
  • Railroads,
  • Sandhills (Ga.-N.C.),
  • South Carolina,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8412589M
    ISBN 100936013028
    ISBN 109780936013022
    OCLC/WorldCa231892769


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